Lions in defence : the 2 PDF story

"This book serves to record the growth, development and progress of the PDF since its inception and the pioneering spirit and heritage of the Volunteer Corp which was inherited by the PDF. Lions in Defence - The 2 PDF Story is not only a story of a Formation, it is the story of a people and the people who helped nurture National Service into an institution of the Nation"--Blurb.


Lions in defence : the 2 PDF story
Singapore. Armed Forces
Singapore--History, Military
National defence
Mindef Public Affairs , 2000
Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence
Singapore. Ministry of Defence. Public Affairs Department
Digital Description
application/pdf, 150283 KB, 129 p. : ill. (some col.), map
Table of Contents
Prologue: our beginnings - laying the foundations of a citizens' Army
(1854-1965) Our origins : birth of the Lions. ch. 1. (1854-1945) The Singapore Volunteer Corps ; ch. 2. (1946-1965) Singapore Military Forces - attempt for an army of our own
(1965-1974) Lions : the next generation. ch. 3. (1965-1966) People's Defence Force - rally around the flag ; ch. 4 (1966-1967) The People's Defence Force steps out with pride ; ch. 5. (1967-1974) People's Defence Force expands - establishing our stand in defence
(1974-1984) Lions : a fighting force. ch. 6. (1974-1976) Formation of HQ People's Defence Force ; ch. 7. (1977-1983) People's Defence Force gearing for action ; ch. 8. (1984) Marching into history
(1984 - 1999) Lions : the guardians. ch. 9. (1985-1990) Renaming ourselves - HQ 2nd People's Defence Force takes command ; ch. 10. (1990-1999) Modernisation of 2nd People's Defence Force Command
(2000 and onwards) Lions : in the new millennium. ch. 11. (year 2000) The Lions get a new den - From Beach Road camp to Clementi camp ; ch. 12. (Beyond 2000) Lions look to the future
Epilogue: the Lions in retrospect.
All rights reserved. Ministry of Defence, 2000


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